The Disney Marvel movie, Captain Marvel, is the latest movie to reach the $1 billion milestone.
According to Variety, the 90’s-based Marvel film, starring Brie Larson, recently passed the billion-dollar mark in ticket sales. The film cemented the fact that female superhero movies are a powerful box-office force. Captain Marvel has gone to gross $358 million in North America, and an additional $645 million oversees.
Captain Marvel is now the seventh film in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe to reach the billion-dollar mark. The movie joins the likes of “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Black Panther,” “The Avengers,” and “Captain America: Civil War.” Captain Marvel has also reportedly become the 18th Disney film to gross over $1 billion.
Captain Marvel has been praised for being Marvel’s first female-centered superhero film. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck both directed the movie, with Jude Law, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, and Annette Bening joining Brie Larson. Larson’s character, Carol Danvers, will be joining the rest of Marvel’s superheroes in the upcoming blockbuster, Avengers: Endgame. The film will hit theaters April 26.
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